Mug

Mug
Mug
Title
Mug
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 11.4 x 9.2 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical porcelain mug with interlacing reeded strap handles terminating in molded floral sprays embellished with blue enamel; rim decorated with rust and gold lappet border; pink and gold husk band around base; polychrome enamel pseudo arms of New York State with gilded initials in shield.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Object Number 
1969.18d
Marks 
painted: in shield: "JEG" written: /Historical Society."
Gallery Label 
This mug is part of a set that belonged to John Greenwood (1760-1819) and Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831) of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group